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Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)Home Health FT

companyPinnacle Home Care Inc.
locationOcoee, FL, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

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What Pinnacle offers:

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  • Work/Life balance
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  • Flexible PTO for salaried employees which means more family time, fun and relaxation.
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  • Competitive pay and benefits, 6 paid holidays, matching 401K
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  • Paid Mileage
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  • Tablet/iPad Provided
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  • Office provided PPE
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  • Supportive and positive workplace
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  • 1:1 Patient Care-creating a personal connection
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  • Comprehensive and interactive orientation, training, and preceptor
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  • Ongoing training plus growth opportunities.
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  • Referral bonuses
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Our Mission at Pinnacle Home Care is "Changing lives through the art of the experience"!! Pinnacle Home Care is a full-service Medicare Certified and Florida Licensed Home Health Company locally owned and operated by home health professionals who are passionate about delivering exceptional, quality care to the communities that we serve. We take pride in our home health care professionals who are devoted to fulfilling the levels of service that we uphold. Human service can never be successful without dedication, just as dedication cannot be realized without passion.

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Pinnacle Home Care is:

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  • Award-winning – “Top places to work 2020, 2021,2022 & 2023” “Healthcare workplace Innovator” “Top 100 Agency Home Care Elite”
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  • Leading provider of home care services recognized for Creating Raving Fans and delivering Exceptional Outcomes.
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What does a Pinnacle PTA do?

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As a Home Health PTA for Pinnacle Home Care, you will travel to a patient’s home to administer services and provide a variety of tasks during patient visits depending on the specific plan of care and type of patient. Some tasks include:

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  • Assists in the evaluation and development of a rehabilitative plan of care and periodic re-evaluation as required.
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  • Participates in the preparation of clinical and daily progress notes, all notes are reviewed by the PT and submitted according to company policy.
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  • As directed, performs routine strengthening and therapeutic exercises and assists the patient with the use of self-help devices.
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  • Together with the PT, instructs the client and family and assists in teaching exercise programs to the patient and family.
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  • Identifies possible ineffective drug therapy or adverse reactions, significant side effects, drug allergies, and contra-indicated medication and reports same to the PT.
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  • Observes, and records activities and findings in the clinical record and reports to the PT and the physician any adverse reaction to treatment.
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  • Consults with PT regarding the outcome of home visits and reports physical findings.
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  • Instructs other health team personnel including, as appropriate, Home Health Aides, as well as family members with respect to certain phases of physical therapy, so that they may work with the client.
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  • Writes daily progress notes on patients, and submits according to company policy, and prepares periodic summary reports as indicated.
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Qualifications:

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  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program or equivalent education.
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  • Licensed to practice as a PTA in the State of Florida.
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  • Current CPR Certification.
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  • Licensed driver with an automobile that is in good working order and insured in accordance with the organization's requirements.
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  • Minimum of one year's experience in home healthcare preferred.
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  • Electronic medical record experience is preferred but not essential.
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  • Meets all qualifications as stated within the state practice act. Must possess and maintain current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
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  • Must display good emotional health and be able to physically tolerate much standing, stooping, bending, and heavy lifting; must meet all agency regulations.
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  • Must be self-directed and able to work with little supervision and have good observational, judgment, and communication skills.
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We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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